A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head that can vary in intensity. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities.
Migraine headaches are sometimes preceded by warning symptoms. Triggers include hormonal changes, certain food and drink, stress and exercise.
Preventive and pain-relieving medication can help manage migraine headaches and you may have been prescribed these by your Doctor.
The cause of migraines is not yet known. It is suspected that they result from abnormal activity in the brain. This can affect the way nerves communicate as well as the chemicals and blood vessels in the brain. Emotional triggers like stress, depression, anxiety, excitement, and shock can trigger a migraine.
Can a Migraine Ease drip help my Migraine?
There are ingredients in the Migraine Ease drip which can possibly settle the neural irritation that comes with a migraine. These drips include multiple B vitamins which improve the health of nerves in general, Vitamin C which acts as an anti-oxidant which helps detoxify and support the neural and immune systems, and importantly, a dose of IV magnesium which can help battle the muscular and nerve irritability which is some times part of the migraine pathology.
It is worth trying a Migraine Ease drip to see if it works for you. It can either be used as you feel the prodrome of the migraine, or else as a maintenance once weekly to attempt to prevent the migraines coming at all. You will soon find out if these drips are something that can help you.
Remember, not every headache is a migraine. A few more tips to try when you feel a headache coming:
1. Try a Cold Pack
If you have a migraine, place a cold pack on your forehead. Keep the compress on your head for 15 minutes, then take a break for 15 minutes.
2. Use a Heating Pad or Hot Compress
If you have a tension headache, place a heating pad on your neck or the back of your head and rest your head. If you have a sinus headache, hold a warm cloth to the area that hurts. It may help release the sinus pressure.
3. Ease Pressure on Your Scalp or Head
If your ponytail is too tight, it could cause an external compression headache. They can also be brought on by wearing a hat, headband, or even swimming goggles that are too tight.
4.Careful the Lights
Bright or flickering light, from your device screens, can cause migraine headaches. If a migraine occurs, avoid screen time totally, climb into bed and cover your windows with blackout curtains during the day. Wear sunglasses outdoors to limit glare. You might also add anti-glare screens to your computer and use daylight-spectrum fluorescent bulbs in your light fixtures.
5. Chewing and grinding
Chewing gum can hurt not just your jaw, but your head as well. The same is true for chewing your fingernails, lips, the inside or your cheeks, or handy objects like pens. Avoid crunchy and sticky foods, and make sure you take small bites. If you grind your teeth at night (Bruxism) , ask your dentist or Doctor about botulinum toxin injections to the jaw which can release the tight muscles. This may curb your early-morning headaches.
6. Drink Caffeine
Have some tea, coffee, or something with a little caffeine in it. You need to catch it early though, or it won’t work. Just remember that too much caffeine, or caffeine withdrawal can cause headaches too.
7. Relaxation and Meditation
Anxiety and stress behaviour can be keeping your headaches anchored. Whether it’s stretches, yoga, meditation, or progressive muscle relaxation, learning how to chill out when you’re in the middle of a headache can help with the pain.
8.Massage or Physiotherapy
You can do it yourself. A few minutes massaging your neck and temples can help ease a tension headache, which may result from stress. If you know you hold tension in your back and neck, a monthly scheduled massage may do the trick. If its severe, help from a professional physiotherapist is recommended.